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WHEN I MOVED south of the border in 2000, nobody asked me if I was afraid because there was no reason to be.

It was great for six years. 364 more words


There are so many drug murders in Mexico that overall male life expectancy has dropped

Mexico’s brutal war on drugs is showing up in the country’s public-health data. A study from the University of California, Los Angeles, released Jan. 5, shows that between 2005 and 2010—the height of the federal government’s efforts to eradicate drug cartels—a spike in the country’s homicide rate… 272 more words

Lord Stern's new kid on the climate-energy recycled inspiration block?

Never let it be said that the U.K.’s Lord Stern, supposedly an economist, will leave any virtual advocacy stone unturned in his search for who knows what?! 381 more words


Be careful what you ask for... Zenli Ye Gon

If he names names…

Zenli Ye Gon… whose explanation for the  205.6 million U.S. dollars, 200,000 Euros and 157,500 Pesos found sitting around his house back in March of 2007 has always been… 334 more words

Crime And Punishment

Enrichment of the Few at the Expense of the Many

Noam Chomsky revised the nineteenth century dictum “an intelligent minority has to govern an ignorant and meddlesome majority” by substituting “an elite technocracy” for “intelligent minority,” but he insisted that the same motives—enrichment of the few at the expense of the many—guided the neo-liberal oligarchs just as they had nineteenth century financial barons.  163 more words


Here's The Most Lucrative Way to Fight Climate Change

Economists, politicians and scientists have long debated how (and whether) climate change can be addressed without slowing the world economy. Now, a group of key business, finance and government leaders say they’ve identified a set of opportunities that are good for business and help the fight against climate change. 354 more words